Fishing

Shimano Curado K

Shimano’s storied Curado line gets a new addition this year with the introduction of the Curado 200K. The 200K is designed to be a do-all workhorse for inshore anglers who demand precise cast controls, smooth operation, a redfish-stopping drag and the longevity that is the best in the business. […]

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Cover: August 2017

Mallory O’Brien snared this nice red snapper on a recent trip out of Fourchon during the 2017 extended federal season in the Gulf of Mexico, which is scheduled to close on Labor Day, Sept. 4. […]

Fishing

Booyah Flex II

How many times have you flung a crankbait up toward a levee, riprap bank or dock piling only to have it crack or chip? Those days are over with the introduction of the Booyah Flex II, which has a foam-injected body. […]

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Snapper Snafu no More!

From now until Labor Day, snapper season is a go! More specifically, you can only legally possess fish on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, but hey, that’s better than the three-day excuse for a season earlier this year. […]

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Sight fishing for marsh reds

I tried to ignore the single heart-shaped cloud punctuating a pleasantly blue sky caping the spartina grass; did my best to tune out the distant thunder of a Gulf storm building to the west; and I told myself to not tarry a glance on the dozen magnum fiddler crabs waving oversized claws from their muddy perches. […]

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Get ready, get set, go for teal! Part 1

Louisiana’s first-ever Friday opening day for hunting teal is September 15. You’ll probably have the blind and decoys ready early. You’ll be working your retriever, cleaning your shotgun and stocking up on supplies. Everything will be ready.  […]